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  • NYC Democratic City Council Candidate Runs Hate Campaign, Cites 'Greedy Jewish Landlords’

    04/26/2017 11:36:33 AM PDT · by detective · 6 replies
    Jewish Press ^ | April 26, 2017 | Hana Levi Julian
    Shortened title. Full title: NYC Democratic City Council Candidate Runs Hate Campaign, Cites ‘Ethnic Cleansing, Greedy Jewish Landlords’ While the United States has been observing a week devoted to marking the loss of millions of Jews and other nationals during the Nazi Holocaust in World War II, a Democratic candidate for the New York City Council is campaigning on a message of anti-Semitism and hate. In the most recent video footage uploaded by Thomas Lopez-Pierre, his campaign message on YouTube blames “greedy Jewish landlords” and “Donald Trump” for the problems in the seventh district on the upper West Side of...
  • Exclusive: A New York hotel deal shows how some public pension funds help to enrich Trump

    04/26/2017 11:24:23 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 25 replies
    Reuters ^ | April 26, 2017 | By Julia Harte
    Public pension funds in at least seven U.S. states have invested millions of dollars in an investment fund that owns a New York hotel and pays one of President Donald Trump's companies to run it, according to a Reuters review of public records. That arrangement could put Trump at risk of violating an obscure constitutional clause, some legal experts say. The Trump SoHo Hotel and Condominium in Manhattan is an upscale 46-story property owned by a Los Angeles investment group, the CIM Group, through one of its real estate funds. In return for marketing and managing the hotel-condo, CIM pays...
  • Andrea Tantaros Alleges Fox News Targeted Her, Newsmax CEO

    04/26/2017 4:31:55 AM PDT · by drewh · 38 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 25 april 2017 gmt | Greg Richer
    Former Fox News host Andrea Tantaros stepped up her fight with her ex-employer, claiming in a new lawsuit filed Monday that the cable network targeted both her and Newsmax Media's CEO. The lawsuit, filed Monday in U.S. District Court in Manhattan, claims that Tantaros was a victim of so-called "sock puppet" attacks — a social media harassment campaign — as well as electronic surveillance that mirrored the plot of an episode of the Showtime TV hit espionage series "Homeland." The suit claims that an outside political social media firm called Disruptor, headed by political operative Peter Snyder, was hired by...
  • Sean Hannity Show,M-F, 3PM-6PM,WOR,EDT,WOR AM,April 24-28,2017

    04/25/2017 11:29:15 AM PDT · by Biggirl
    Sean Hannity Show ^ | April 25, 2017 | Sean Hannity
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  • NYC Cops and Ex-ADA Busted on Federal Charges in NYC Gun License Probe

    04/25/2017 8:58:01 AM PDT · by glennherman · 33 replies
    NBC NY 4 ^ | 4/25/17 | Joe Valiquette
    A retired NYPD lieutenant, two retired NYPD officers and a former Brooklyn Assistant District Attorney were arrested early Tuesday by FBI agents in connection with the issuance of gun licenses by the NYPD's licensing division, according to law enforcement sources familiar with the case. The federal charges include bribery, extortion, making false statements and conspiracy, court papers say. The four men were arrested at their respective residences in Manhattan and Long Island, law enforcement sources said. Authorities allege they fast-tracked gun licenses and investigations. Read More...
  • NYC Police Union Chief Slams De Blasio And NYPD Leadership: AG Sessions Is Right

    04/25/2017 6:12:46 AM PDT · by detective · 3 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 04/22/2017 | Kerry Picket
    Ed Mullins, president of the NYPD’s Sergeants Benevolent Association, slammed New York Mayor Bill de Blasio and NYPD Commissioner James O’Neil for lashing out at Attorney General Jeff Sessions for a Friday Justice Department statement relating to the city’s non-compliance with federal immigration law and crime. Mullins said in a statement issued Friday that “Sessions is absolutely correct to hold New York and other jurisdictions accountable for their so-called ‘sanctuary policies.’”
  • Teens Honored for Objecting to School Assignment to Defend Hitler’s Genocide Against Jews

    04/24/2017 9:43:14 PM PDT · by KingofZion · 23 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | April 24, 2017 | Myriam Elman
    On February 15 two 17-year-old central NY high school students—Jordan April and Archer Shurtliff—raised objections to a homework assignment in which they were required to either oppose or defend the extermination of Jews. Their teacher, Oswego County High School teacher Michael DeNobile, asked them to write an internal memorandum within the highest ranking offices of the Nazi party in regards to your support or opposition to the Final Solution of the Jewish Question.” Presumably the goal was to teach the students critical thinking, thereby promoting one of the Common Core’s desired skills.*** At first Jordan and Archer got the run...
  • Ivanka Trump Clothing Relabelled ‘Adrienne Vittadini Studio’ at 300 Stein Mart Stores

    04/24/2017 12:01:46 PM PDT · by drewh · 12 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 2:48 pm, April 24th, 2017 | Dana Eisenberg
    If you go to Stein Mart, a discount retail store with almost 300 locations across the United States looking for Ivanka Trump‘s clothing, you might want to ask where the “Adrienne Vittadini Studio” items are. According to a report from Business of Fashion (BoF), the company that makes her clothing, G-III, has changed the label on some items without the knowledge of the Ivanka Trump Brand. There are a lot of reasons this may have happened. In a statement to BoF, a spokesperson for G-III referred to it as a mistake, saying, “G-III accepts responsibility for resolving this issue, which...
  • De Blasio Proposes Expanding Public Pre-K to 3-Year-Olds

    04/24/2017 9:28:36 AM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 16 replies
    New York Times ^ | April 24, 2017 | KATE TAYLOR
    Seeking to double down on an effort — expanding early childhood education — for which he has been widely praised, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a plan on Monday to offer free, full-day prekindergarten to 3-year-olds. Four years ago, Mr. de Blasio made an ambitious proposal to provide publicly funded prekindergarten to all 4-year-olds the centerpiece of his mayoral campaign. His plan called for more than tripling the number of available seats, to 70,000, within two years. Although some expected there would be significant bumps in the rollout, it went relatively smoothly. It is too soon to say whether the...
  • How Did NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo Make $783,000 In Royalties From A Book That Sold Only 3,200 Copies?

    04/23/2017 7:52:38 PM PDT · by Leaning Right · 47 replies
    IBT ^ | 04/19/17 | LYDIA O'NEAL
    Fox News Channel parent News Corporation may be wrapped up in the sexual harassment accusations surrounding host Bill O’Reilly, but the company is facing another long-running scandal involving what appear to be exuberant payments to a Democrat — payments that occurred even as News Corp. was lobbying the New York State executive branch, which Gov. Andrew Cuomo oversees.
  • NYC property taxes favor rich and white homeowners, lawsuit claims

    04/23/2017 8:38:16 AM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 56 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 04/23/2017 | GREG B. SMITH
    This year Mayor de Blasio will pay $3,581 in property taxes on each of two row houses he owns in ultra-gentrified Park Slope. The city says his properties are worth about $1.6 million apiece. Some 14 miles away, in middle-class Laurelton, Queens, Arthur Russell, 66, who retired from computer sales, will pay a property tax bill that, at $4,569, is about 28% higher than the mayor’s — even though the city says his single-family home is worth 75% less than de Blasio’s properties, at $396,000.
  • Rep. Jeffries: 'Every Racist in America Voted for Donald Trump'

    04/23/2017 6:52:57 AM PDT · by C19fan · 56 replies
    PJ Media ^ | April 22, 2017 | Staff
    Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) is proving how offensive Democrats can be. He said, "I'm not here to say that every American who voted for Donald Trump is a racist, but I do know that every racist in America voted for Donald Trump." How do people even elect these bozos? Leave your comments below.
  • Muslim “NO-GO” Zones Confirmed In 9 U.S. States. Warn Your Friends.

    04/22/2017 12:39:26 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 137 replies
    Angry Patriot ^ | April 21, 2017 | Angry Patriot
    Another day passes as radical Islam continues its aggressive expansion across the globe. Now OUR country is in serious trouble.A video has appeared that shows Muslim enclaves ruled by Sharia law in nine different states: Alaska, California, New York, Texas, Michigan, Virginia, South Carolina, Georgia, and Tennessee. Americans are forbidden to enter these communities. (via Twitter)Dear Obama: please admit you have failed the American people. It is because of your “open border” policies that we now are losing valuable real estate in our own country. This is unacceptable.After eight years of Obama, we have literally lost American soil to terrorists....
  • Getaway Driver in Fatal 1981 Armored Car Robbery Denied Parole

    04/22/2017 7:46:30 AM PDT · by csvset · 41 replies
    NY1 ^ | 21 April 2017 | NY1
    Judith Clark, the getaway driver in a fatal armored car robbery in 1981, has been denied parole, despite support from Governor Andrew Cuomo for her release. Four months ago, Cuomo sparked controversy after he commuted Clark's life sentence, allowing the former revolutionary to seek early release for her role in the botched robbery of a Brinks truck in Rockland County. After the ruling, he released a statement saying Clark deserved the opportunity to make her case and he respects the parole board's decision. Clark has served more than 35 years of a 75-years-to-life sentence for her role in the shooting,...
  • Jeffries: Jim Crow Has ‘Nieces and Nephews’ at the White House

    04/22/2017 6:41:43 AM PDT · by kevcol · 58 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | April 21, 2017 | Cameron Cawthorne
    Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D., N.Y.) spoke Thursday at Boys and Girls High School in Brooklyn, where he told the students that the Trump administration was trying to damage the African-American community. "Jim Crow might be dead," Jeffries said at the beginning of his speech. "He's got some nieces and nephews that are alive and well, and a few of them are running around 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue." The audience laughed and cheered in agreement with Jeffries' claim.
  • Guards at NY's Rikers jail sue, say city making it unsafe

    04/21/2017 9:21:21 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 10 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Apr 21, 2017 8:21 PM EDT | Larry Neumeister
    The nation’s largest municipal jail guard union sued New York City on Friday, saying recent sweeping changes in city’s jails have empowered violent inmates and endangered correction officers. The lawsuit in Manhattan federal court alleged violence in city jails has increased 18 percent since the city instituted changes to how guards perform their work following a rash of alarming reports about the abuse of prisoners, particularly at the city’s main Rikers Island jail complex, where as many as 10,000 inmates are housed. The city and its officials have “created a substantial and imminent risk that Correction Officers will continue to...
  • In Sanctuary City Crackdown, Justice Department Threatens to Withhold Grants From 8 Cities

    04/21/2017 10:13:23 AM PDT · by ColdOne · 48 replies
    wsj ^ | 4/21/17 | Laura Meckler
    The letters were sent to officials in Chicago, New Orleans, Philadelphia, Las Vegas, Miami, Milwaukee, New York City and Sacramento, Calif., as well as Cook County, Ill. These municipalities were identified in a Justice Department inspector general’s report last year as potentially out of compliance with the requirements. Friday’s letter asks the cities to send documentation that they are in compliance by the end of June.
  • How MS-13, One of America’s Most Dangerous Gangs, is Funded

    04/21/2017 8:04:32 AM PDT · by george76 · 21 replies
    FOX Business ^ | April 19, 2017
    MS-13, a group that was started by Central American immigrants in Los Angeles in the 1980s, is known for its ruthless and violent tactics. Most of the founding members were from El Salvador and fled to the U.S. during the country’s civil war that lasted 12 years, from 1980-92. Since then the gang’s membership has ballooned to at least 10,000 members in the United States and more than 30,000 worldwide, according to the FBI and Treasury Department. “[MS-13] is one of the most dangerous and rapidly expanding criminal gangs in the world today,” Philip Holloway, a legal analyst and former...
  • Husband of New York judge who was found dead challenges reports of apparent suicide

    04/21/2017 1:15:33 AM PDT · by BlackVeil · 22 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 20 April 2017 | By Samantha Schmidt
    The sudden death of Judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam — and the hours that led up to it — remains shrouded in mystery. Shortly after the body of Abdus-Salaam, the first African American woman to serve on New York’s top court, was found floating fully clothed in the Hudson River with no apparent signs of trauma or criminality, local police said they were treating the death as an apparent suicide. But about a week later, following an inconclusive autopsy, ...
  • Reports: Fox News Executives Fear ‘More to Come’

    04/20/2017 11:32:51 AM PDT · by drewh · 78 replies
    The Hill ^ | 04/20/17 07:59 AM EDT | By Rebecca Savransky -
    Executives at Fox News reportedly fear what is to come after it was announced on Wednesday that host Bill O'Reilly would not return to the network in the wake of sexual harassment allegations. "There's more to come," a Fox News insider told Vanity Fair. The comments appear to suggest there may be more women who have not yet come forward publicly with stories of harassment. CNN “New Day” host Alisyn Camerota also said early Thursday that there is “more to come” at Fox News, where she worked for 16 years. “I know a lot about the culture, and my friends...